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HSE Podcast

Health and Safety Executive

The HSE podcast is your way to find out more about current health and safety issues - free. You can either download an individual podcast, listen online, or subscribe and get a new episode on a regular basis. Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hse-podcast/id280179742. Items in this collection are restricted.

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Nov 29, 2011 Health and Safety Executive
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We look at how HSE has been working with industry on the asbestos training pledge. Latest news: New figures show fall in number of people injured and made unwell at work. Marks and Spencer plc fined £1m for asbestos exposure. HSE challenges industry to learn from London 2012 Olympic construction project.
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Jul 29, 2011 Health and Safety Executive
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In this special edition of the HSE Podcast, we look at the work of the Health and Safety Laboratory, an agency of HSE. To mark the hundredth anniversary of the laboratories we toured the site talking to the scientists who work there and the Employment Minister Chris Grayling.
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Jul 7, 2011 Health and Safety Executive
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We look at changes to how businesses can report incidents to HSE, the closure of Infoline and improvements being made to the HSE website. Latest news: Energy giant Shell UK has been ordered to pay £1.24million in fines and costs after an explosion at Bacton gas terminal in February 2008. New statistics show that the number of workers killed in Britain last year has increased. Health and Safety Minister Chris Grayling calls on the public to give their views on health and safety regulations.
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Apr 28, 2011 Health and Safety Executive
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We follow HSE inspector Luke Messenger as he visits a construction site to make sure that they're working safely. Latest news: HSE encourages people to stand up to jobsworths who use health and safety as an excuse to stop Royal Wedding celebrations. Council fined after man with learning difficulties dies from drinking dishwasher fluid. Nick Baldwin confirmed as interim chair of new Office for Nuclear Regulation.
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Mar 31, 2011 Health and Safety Executive
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We look at a new range of tools designed to make health and safety simpler for small businesses. Employment Minister Chris Grayling talks about a new online directory of health and safety consultants. Latest news: Employment minister Chris Grayling announced changes to the health and safety system. UK's chief nuclear inspector's statement pon the implications of the Japan nuclear crisis. Retail giant Arcadia and shopfitting firm fined after construction workers exposed to asbestos at Topshop...
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Jan 31, 2011 Health and Safety Executive
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We look at the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and speak to Sarah Hill from Gas Safe to talk about their latest campaign. Chelmsford plumber jailed after ignoring orders to stop illegal gas work. Focus on preventing major offshore incidents leading companies to neglect general maintenance. HSE still wants your views on new online risk assessments for small, low risk shops and charity shops.
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Jan 25, 2011 Health and Safety Executive
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We look at how HSE is working to support the UK's transition to safe, low-carbon, affordable energies as we speak to Taf Powell, director of HSE's Emerging Energy Technologies programme. HSE inspectors to make unannounced visits to construction sites in a bid to reduce death and injury. Camden Council fined £72,000 after toddler killed by wall collapse. HSE wants your views on proposed changes to the way injuries are reported under RIDDOR.
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Nov 30, 2010 Health and Safety Executive
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We look at HSE's Myth of the Month campaign and ask Sally Sykes, HSE's director of communications to nominate her favourite health and safety myth. New figures show that Britain has the lowest rate of work-related deaths in Europe. Merseyside headteacher fined £20,000 after student fell through roof light. Government aims to help businesses save time and money by making it easier to apply for construction contracts.
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Nov 2, 2010 Health and Safety Executive
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We speak to Judith Hackitt, the chair of HSE, as she welcomes publication of Lord Young's review of health and safety. Latest news: HSE satisfied that most local authorities are managing asbestos in 'system build' schools. Major pub chain fined £300,000 after Merseyside landlord died from carbon monoxide poisoning. HSE team up with IOSH to find new ideas to improve health and safety in small businesses.
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Sep 23, 2010 Health and Safety Executive
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We speak to David Ashton, HSE's Director of Field Operations, about the new warning that has been issued to the manufacturers and installers of electric gates. Latest news: Offshore oil and gas industry warned about its safety record. Shropshire boarding school fined £25,000 after worker killed during demolition. HSE prosecutes tradesmen found to be illegally fitting gas appliances.
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Aug 25, 2010 Health and Safety Executive
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We visit the Royal Welsh Show to find out what HSE is doing to reduce death and injury in agriculture. Latest news: HSE begins inspection programme of ageing offshore oil and gas installations. Teesside scaffolding contractor fined after scaffold collapsed into public street. Paul Kenny and Frances Outram appointed as non-executive directors of the HSE Board.